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DIY Himalayan Salt Dough For Kids

by Betty Gabriel
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If you are looking for some fun and interesting activity to do with your kids then you are in the right place. Because here we are going to share how to make the no-bake Himalayan salt dough at home.

Rather than allowing your kids to play video games and watch television to kill time, you should gather them up for a fun and enjoyable project and give them a lesson on how to make simple and colorful Himalayan salt dough.

This is a very easy and best salt dough recipe for your kids to make and enjoy. With this creative idea, kids will learn and explore at the same time. It is a very wholesome activity as they will first learn to make the dough than play with it for hours and make new things from it.  

This salt dough is very much similar to modeling clay in texture and functionality. This recipe just requires three simple and easy to available ingredients. Just follow the given instructions to make this salt dough and enjoy the fun process.

Ingredients of Himalayan Salt Dough:

A cup of Himalayan Pink salt

1 Cup of Water

2 Cups of Flour


Add the all-natural Himalayan pink salt and flour in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add the water and mix until you get a dough-like mixture.

Then start kneading the dough until it becomes smooth and non-sticky. Before you start modeling, leave the dough to stand for about 20 to 30 minutes to get the best result.

If you want to store the dough to use it later, then wrap it in a plastic film or you can also place the dough in a resealable polythene bag to save it from drying out.

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Colorful dough:

If you want to make this dough colorful, then simply divide the dough into 4 balls.

Take one ball and add any liquid food color and knead it to distribute the color evenly. Repeat this with other balls and add different colors.

Your colorful Himalayan salt dough is all ready to start modeling!

Salt dough ideas:

Your kids can use it to play and make so many different salt dough crafts such as salt dough fossils, ornaments, animals, and flowers. You can add more colors by painting salt dough ornaments. It can also be used to get salt dough handprints. It all depends on how creative your kids are.

colorful dough

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